We in Santa Barbara are very lucky to have amazing natural history and birding experts available to present to us monthly. Our programs are usually the fourth Wednesday of the month at Farrand Hall at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History unless otherwise noted. The doors open at 7pm with programming starting at 7:30.

Program: A Naturalist’s Guide to the Santa Barbara Region


Join Joan Easton Lentz at Farrand Hall Feb. 26th at 7PM for a breathtaking visual journey through our unique region.

Special Program: An Evening With Jon Dunn


A special paid program. Tuesday January 14th at 7:30pm, Fleischmann Auditorium located at the S.B. Museum of Natural History.

Tales of the Northern Saw-whet Owl


June 26, 7:00 PM at Farrand Hall Mary Freeman will take us on a journey through the San Gabriel Mountains and show us one of it’s most charming residents, the Northern Saw-whet Owl. During the five years of the Los Angeles County Breeding Bird Atlas Survey, data on the Northern saw-whet owl was sorely lacking…. Read more »